John M. Lewis Sr., 74, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2011, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Howard C. and Beulah Hipps Lewis. He was a 1955 graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended Steed College. He served in the United States Air Force. Mr. Lewis was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of the Oak Street Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Sara Braswell Lewis; A Daughter & Son-in-Law: Jennifer & Rodney Earp, Clayton, North Carolina; A Son: John M. Lewis Jr., Knoxville; Two Grandchildren: Caitlin and William.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Bruce Hendrich officiating.
Burial will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence.
Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.